dejar al descubierto

dejar al descubierto
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to expose
El documental dejó al descubierto las terribles condiciones en las que viven los residentes de esta comunidad.The documentary exposed the terrible conditions that the residents of this community live in.
b. to lay bare
Los emails que fueron filtrados a la prensa dejaron al descubierto los planes de los ejecutivos para vender la empresa.The emails leaked to the press laid bare the executives' plans to sell the company.
c. to uncover
La investigación dejó al descubierto las actividades ilícitas del senador.The investigation uncovered the illicit activities of the senator.
d. to reveal
El reciente arrebato de furia de Pablo dejó al descubierto el lado oscuro de su temperamento.Pablo's recent outburst revealed the dark side of his temperament.
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